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A Man is Charged for Raping a Male Child

Another child has been scarred due to sexual violence at a very early age. It involves a six-year-old boy, who was left in the care of a man he knows [...]

Still No Charges in Belmopan Beheading of Michael Gladden

Several persons, from Cotton Tree and Roaring Creek Villages, were picked up and remain detained as the investigation continues into the beheading of Michael Gladden. But still charges have yet [...]

Guatemalan Fishermen Saying No to a Gill Net Ban on Belizean Soil?

Last Friday in Belmopan, a group of fishermen picketed the Assembly Building in protest of a proposed ban on the use of gill nets.  Conservationists across the country, including Oceana, [...]

Guatemalans with Belizean Fishing License? Say It Ain’t So!

According to Maheia, these men have been issued fishing licenses to operate within Belizean waters, a practice, he says, that ought to be illegal.  When the BTV pursued the Guatemalan [...]

An Update on Shooting Victim Stephen Buckley

Back in 2010, Stephen Buckley was wrongfully shot in the head by Inspector Dennis Lopez. Still yet the Inspector is yet to be tried for attempted murder and dangerous harm. [...]

Court Dismisses Kevaughan Staine’s Appeal of Attempted Murder Conviction

Late this evening, the Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal from twenty-one-year-old Kevaughan Staine, upholding his conviction for the attempted murder of Taisha Staine.  Kevaughan was found guilty in October [...]

S.S.B. Proposes Use of Biometrics to Decrease Fraud, Enhance Service Delivery

The Social Security Board is stepping up and is holding consultations to introduce the use of biometrics in the social security system by early next year. When it comes on [...]

Khalid Belisle for Vice Chairman of U.D.P.!

At the close of October twenty-fifth, a total of twelve candidates, including leadership aspirants John Saldivar and Patrick Faber, met the deadline to run for posts in the hierarchy of [...]

Is Khalid on John’s Convention Dream Team?

In Belmopan, Mayor Belisle and Area Representative John Saldivar share a strong political alliance, campaigning for each other in their respective pursuits.  Saldivar has put together a slate which covers [...]

No ‘Wata’ in Hattieville for over 24 Hrs; B.W.S. Apologizes

If you live in Hattieville it is likely that you or a neighbour experienced water shortage for more than a day.  It is also likely that those affected didn’t have [...]

B.W.S. Says Mobile Generator is Manually Operated on Caye Caulker

You may recall the deadly fire that claimed the life of Elmer Chub on Caye Caulker last month. Fire broke out at a two-storey commercial building which destroyed apartments and [...]

Manny Heredia Concerned About How Developments are Approved on Caye Caulker

Over a week ago, a resident on Caye Caulker wrote an article on Facebook expressing her concern about massive developments happening on Caye Caulker. Her concern was that there didn’t [...]

Caye Caulker Preparing for High Season

The high season for the tourism industry is fast approaching and stakeholders from key tourist destinations are reinforcing security measures to ensure that their guests can remain carefree during their [...]

U-18 Football Team Wins Silver at UNCAF Tournament

Belize’s under eighteen football team brought back silver from the Centro-American de Futbol (UNCAF for short) tournament.  The team played their hearts out, but in the end they lost the [...]

S.S.B. C.E.O. Speaks of Departure to Assume New Post at C.C.C.C.C.

On January sixth, 2020, C.E.O. of the Social Security Board Doctor Colin Young will officially assume the post of Executive Director of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre.  Doctor Young [...]

A Calendar of Activities at Lerisi in Belize City for Garifuna Settlement Day

Garifuna Settlement Day is quickly approaching and this year, the activities in Belize City kick off earlier than usual. The Belize City Branch of the National Garifuna Council is putting [...]

U.S. on Venezuela and Cuba Affairs

The Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs headed by Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Julie Chung concluded a discussion on Venezuela today.  The state of affairs in that South American country remains [...]

Quality Poultry Commemorates New Building on San Pedro

Quality Poultry Products is the leading supplier of chicken – still the most consumed protein in Belize. The poultry producer has been operating on the island for many years but [...]